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Military Pathway to B1 License - Aircraft Mechanic

Job Type
Temp to perm
Manchester, Greater Manchester
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Date Added
July 3rd, 2024

STS Forces to Civilian Transition Programme 2024

Working in partnership, Carbon60 and STS Aviation Services are providing ex-military talent an opportunity to take a vital next step as they transition back into civilian life.

Through the Forces to Civilian Transition Programme 2024, we're not just offering you a chance to be part of one of the leading engineering companies in the global aviation industry, gain vital experience and benefit from the security and support employment provides; we're proposing a legacy.

Join us in a dynamic environment, in which you engage in hands-on training with the latest in aviation technology and a fleet as diverse as your skill set, and journey from classroom to cockpit as you work towards gaining a CAA Part-66 Category B Licence - your ticket to landing an exciting and endlessly-rewarding new career in aviation.

The role: Military Pathway to B1 Licence or B2 Licence - Aircraft Mechanic

Carbon60 will provide all the training required to complete your CAA Part-66 Category B licence modules whilst performing OJT in a live hanger environment. This will include a 22-week classroom-based course for obtaining the B license, followed by a type rating course on a wide body aircraft.

A hangar-based OJT with a global MRO will also be arranged and provide by Carbon60, for you to complete your CAA CAP 741 Logbook ready for application to the CAA.

Additionally, you'll benefit from a tailored ILM-accredited leadership program at the foundation degree level, which is designed to take and grow your existing military leadership prowess and help you develop leadership skills for transition into a civilian environment.

Training will be held in Manchester initially, with OJT opportunities being offered in Manchester or Birmingham. What's more, shift patterns in each location are diverse to suit your lifestyle and promote work-life harmony.

Please note: A minimum of 5 years of avionic or mechanical experience is required to join the programme.

Earn as you learn

Upon joining the programme, you'll receive a competitive starting salary of £26,000 during training, which increases to £42,740 during the OJT phase.

When the training is completed and your licence gained, you'll be rewarding with an impressive salary of £64,785.

Carbon60's Commitment to You

As you learn, develop and build towards gaining high-level qualifications and a rewarding new career, earning a fantastic salary along the way, Carbon60 promise to provide:

  • Dedicated transitional support, designed to guide you on a seamless transition into civilian life.
  • An inclusive, supportive culture in which you're encouraged to be creative, individual and your authentic self
  • Unmatched benefits that go beyond a competitive salary to take your career to new heights.

Role specifics

  • Start date - Last quarter of 2024
  • Rate - £26,000 starting, rising to £64,785 when training is completed.
  • Base Location - Manchester or Birmingham airport

Once the programme has been completed and your license has been gained, you will then move into a role with STS defence completing the below duties and responsibilities:

  • Carry out and certify aircraft maintenance within company approvals
  • Ensure all scheduled and unscheduled maintenance requirements are accomplished
  • Order spares using customer and company processes, complete paperwork for unserviceable components, and record maintenance activities accurately
  • Support adhoc AOG requirements
  • Perform required aircraft maintenance efficiently and promptly
  • Rectify defects on inbound aircraft
  • Meet and greet inbound aircraft and debrief the crew
  • Conduct engineering dispatch of all aircraft as required
  • Carry out maintenance tasks with minimal supervision
  • Maintain a high standard of work in all tasks
  • Complete all required documentation
  • Comply with company procedures, policies, regulations, and MOE
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment
  • Ensure all work adheres to Health & Safety and COSHH regulations

If you have any questions or would like to arrange a call to discuss in further detail, please do not hesitate to get in touch -

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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